NEW YORK, April 15, 2020 /CNW/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ("Bed Bath & Beyond" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: BBBY). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at [email protected] or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Bed Bath & Beyond and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
On January 8, 2020, Bed Bath & Beyond withdrew its fiscal year 2019 guidance, citing pressures on sales and profitability, as well as a new strategic plan for the Company's operations. On this news, Bed Bath & Beyond's stock price fell $3.20 per share, or over 19%, to close at $13.40 per share on January 9, 2020.
Then, on February 11, 2020, Bed Bath & Beyond issued a press release announcing preliminary fourth quarter 2019 financial results. Therein, the Company disclosed "a 5.4% decline in comparable sales driven primarily by store traffic declines combined with inventory management issues," including that "inventory within certain key categories in the Bed Bath & Beyond assortment was too low or out-of-stock during the period." On this news, Bed Bath & Beyond's stock price fell $3.06 per share, or over 20%, to close at $11.79 per share on February 11, 2020.
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Robert S. Willoughby
888-476-6529 ext. 9980
SOURCE Pomerantz LLP